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  1. Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    This is a friendly takeover, so it's a done deal, assuming regulatory approvals. Highlights from yesterday's press release. Today, Rogers Communications and Cable Cable announced a joint agreement that would see Rogers acquire Cable Cable, a family-owned and locally operated company based out...
  2. Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    Altice, a U.S. cable company plans to buy all of Cogeco for cash, keep Atlantic Broadband, and sell the Canadian assets to Rogers for approximately $4.9 billion. Rogers currently owns 41% of the outstanding CGO subordinate voting shares and 33% of outstanding CCA subordinate voting shares...
  3. Home Automation and Security
    Hi there, as far as I can seen this hasn't been discussed in a while. I have an ADT system with a mixture of wireless and hard-wired sensors. It's about 10 years old with no cameras etc. I am thinking of upgrading to a new system with a couple of additional sensors and cameras. I use Rogers for...
  4. Industry News
    Hate 'em or love 'em, if you want a cell phone but need to cut costs, comparing plans is a must. All the major wireless service providers have lower-cost options, but who has the cheapest cell phone plans? Check this list of 7 of the cheapest cell phone plans now available in Canada. 1) Telus...
  5. Industry News
    For a limited time only, new and existing customers who sign on with Rogers can get the Netflix Premium Plan free for one year. New customers who sign up before October 31 st , 2016 and bundle a Share Everything TM plan with TV, Internet, and Home Phone service can enjoy the offer. Existing...
  6. Industry News
    Rogers has announced that it is offering self-service features for business profiles, with Twitter as its partner. Through Twitter's new business support features users can now get access to the help by direct messaging Rogers or Fido from their phone, tablet or computer. According to Rogers...
  7. Industry News
    According to Rogers, small businesses in Canada currently manage approximately five cloud applications in order to run their business – email, payroll, accounting, scheduling – all at once. In an effort to provide small business owners with additional tools to simplify things, Rogers has...
  8. Industry News
    Earlier this month, Rogers Communications launched Rogers Public Cloud, a new data sovereign, cloud infrastructure 'as-a-service' (IaaS) solution. The service gives businesses the tools to securely manage critical data, applications, servers, systems software and network resources over the...
  9. Industry News
    Earlier this week, SaskTel released its high-level risk assessment report regarding the potential impacts that BCE acquiring Manitoba Telecom Services may have on SaskTel. The review, which was completed by Mark H. Goldberg & Associates Inc., provided an analysis of risks which will become part...
  10. Industry News
    Shomi, Rogers'/Shaw's subscription video on demand service already has more than 11,000 hours worth of television programs available for viewers in its library. 8 more titles are now coming to viewers this June, just in time for summertime enjoyment. Humans, described by critic John Doyle of...
  11. Industry News
    A new statement released by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) indicates that the newly mandated basic TV package is proving to be somewhat successful in Canada. More than 66,000 Canadians have now signed up for a basic TV package, popularly known as a...
  12. Industry News
    Yesterday, Rogers announced the launch of their new specialty channel, VICELAND, which will be coming to viewers with a nationwide three-month free preview on February 29th, 2016. Rogers has stated that VICELAND will offer content related to food, sex, fashion, music, sports and more, with...
  13. Industry News
    Today, an Ontario court ruled that Peel Regional Police violated Telus and Rogers cellphone customers’ charter rights when they requested a range of personal information from subscribers in the name of finding information to support a criminal investigation. The request for information came...
  14. Internet Television: Streaming (Netflix/Apple TV)
    Please use this thread to discuss the shomi streaming service, which is now available to all Canadians. The previous thread in the TV Providers forum discussing the initial "beta" launch to Rogers and Shaw customers is now closed to new comments, but is still available for viewing...
  15. Industry News
    The Competition Bureau said yesterday that Telus Corp will be giving rebates to certain customers in the new year. The wireless company will be passing on up to $7.34 million to some of its existing and former wireless customers over false or misleading representations in past advertisements...
  16. Industry News
    Earlier this week, Rogers Communications announced a new portfolio of leapfrog cybersecurity solutions that will help Canadian businesses protect themselves against global cyber-attacks. According to Rogers, the new security solutions will be delivered as a service to businesses so customers...
  17. Industry News
    Lovers of homegrown Canadian content can rejoice. Earlier this month, Rogers and VICE Media, the youth media brand and digital content studio announced the development of VICE Canada, a new production facility that is now in development in the heart of Toronto. The Vice Canada studio will be...
  18. Industry News
    Hockey fan? The NHL season is officially in full swing. Earlier this month, Rogers announced that, this season, Rogers NHL GameCentre LIVE will continue to provide viewers with access to all scheduled hockey games, with a few added updates that could make the viewing experience more seamless...
  19. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    Hello, I was wondering if we have the option to choose our Rogers Pay as You Go number upon online activation? thx :grin
  20. Industry News
    Another one bites the dust. Mobilicity today announced it would accept a $465 million takeover bid by telco giant Rogers. As part of the deal, Rogers will sell off some of Mobilicity’s wireless airwave spectrum to competitor Wind Mobile, a condition the federal government demanded before...
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